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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

£150,000 funding set to improve tennis courts in three Preston parks

Ashton Park tennis courts Pic: Tony Worrall Tennis courts at Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park are set to be improved thanks to £150,000 of funding. Preston City Council’s Parks and Streetscene Service has been working […]

1 week ago
Review: The Preston park cafe that’s a thorn amongst roses

Pavilion Cafe greige soup The last venue to be reviewed in Blog Preston’s series on dog-friendly establishments is Avenham Park’s Pavilion Cafe. Next to the cafe is a wide pathway and cycle route – […]

1 month ago
Dick, Kerr Ladies remembered with plaque in Ashton Park

This morning (Friday, December 10) an event to remember the the remarkable Pioneers of the Dick, Kerr Ladies took place in Ashton Park. A plaque was unveiled at the service. […]

2 months ago
Rosemere runners brave ‘wind and lashing rain’ during Avenham Park Santa Dash

A group of around 70 ‘brave souls’ last Saturday battled wind, rain and freezing temperatures to dash their way to £700 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. On Saturday 4 December, Rosemere […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents urged to submit Old Tram Bridge replacement designs

The Old Tram Bridge Preston residents can win a £1,000 cash prize for submitting designs for a new bridge over the River Ribble. A campaigner has launched a competition inviting residents to produce a […]

2 months ago
Preston awarded ‘Champion City’ status under Queen’s green space scheme

Preston has received ‘Champion City’ status under The Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting initiative. The scheme, celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee and marking National Tree Week, highlights the leadership, dynamism, and […]

2 months ago
Revamp work at Fulwood’s Conway Park to start

Conway Park is the venue for the fun day Enhancement work to improve the footpaths at Fulwood’s Conway Park will begin this week. Preston City Council has appointed contractor Horticon Ltd to extend the footpaths, plant cherry trees and […]

2 months ago
The Pavilion café in Avenham Park closed for vital maintenance work

The Pavilion café at Avenham & Miller Parks will be closed from today (Monday 8) until Thursday 11 November. This is to enable vital maintenance work to be carried out. […]

3 months ago
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